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- George Washington

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- Thomas Jefferson

Bringing Common Sense to Political Commentary Since 2004
David Bleidistel, Editor
Dave’s BLOG Archives:  June, 2009  – July, 2014
Dave’s BLOG Archives:  January, 2006 – June, 2009
Dave's 2014 Senate Predictions
Why Marriage Equality Is About To Go Nationwide
Where Have You Gone, Mr. Smith? - The Case for Filibuster Reform
Dave's 2012 Election Analysis
Dave's Official Predictions for the 2012 Elections
Dave's Look Ahead to the 2012 Elections
Nikki the Republican's Take on Obama's Osawotomie  Speech
A Hard Act To Follow: The 111th Congress
Dave's Final Predictions for the 2010 Elections
Why Health Care Reform Won't Hurt Democrats in 2010
Dave’s Endorsement of Barack Obama for President in 2008
Dave’s  2008 Campaign BLOG
Dave's Predictions:  A Guide to the 2008 Elections
It's Going to Be a Wild Year:  A Look Ahead to 2008
The Holy Grail of Politics:  Providing Health Care for All
The Case for Impeachment against George W. Bush
An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi: Impeach Already!
The Worst In History:  Alberto Gonzales Must Go!
Mission Impossible:  Supporting Our Troops While Supporting President Bush
Dave's Look Ahead To the 2006 Mid-Terms
The Next Bush War:  Iran
This is Not Supposed to Happen Here:  The Case of Jose Padilla
Staggering Implications:  The Deceit of Ahmed Chalabi
The Resignation of George Tenet:  One Down…
Outsourcing Our Border Security:  The Accenture (aka Arthur Andersen) Contract
Dave’s Predictions For the 2004 Elections